Home Remodel – Painting

Painting the Home The plastered walls of our remodel have dried, and we are now ready to begin painting.  The home owners have carefully chosen their paint colors, and once completed, we can start to see the new vision for this home come to life.  The home is painted...
Sump Pump Check

Sump Pump Check

Now that winter’s end is near, it is time to prepare our homes for the spring season.  One of the most important tasks is to check your sump pump, to ensure it is operating properly. Melting snow and spring rains can result in saturated ground, around and under, your...

Steps Toward a New Home – Framing the Walls

This series will suggest some of the basic steps to follow, and things to be aware of, as you begin down the path toward home ownership.   Now that we have a sturdy, level subfloor in place, it’s time to start framing the walls. Typically, the wall sections are...
Finishing your Basement

Finishing your Basement

Finishing your basement is a great way to increase the total living space in your home. Maybe you have a growing family, or are looking to entertain family and friends.  Extra bedrooms, an extra bathroom, a family room, or a bar, can be a great addition to your home...

Home Remodel – Sheetrock and Plaster

Home Remodel – Sheetrock and Plastering We have completed the demolition of the home and have now moved into the sheetrock and plastering stage.  Most modern homes use sheetrock and plaster over studs as the foundation of the interior walls.  With this remodel,...
Benefit of Attending a Home Show

Benefit of Attending a Home Show

While spring may feel like a long way off, you may already be thinking about next year’s home remodeling projects, or even contemplating building a new home.  If you’re tired of looking for ideas on-line and would like to get out and see the newest home...
Smoke Alarm – Keep your family safe

Smoke Alarm – Keep your family safe

Home Maintenance Tip – Smoke Alarm Safety Winter weather is upon us and we sure can feel the chill.  With the cold weather, the heating systems in our homes have to work overtime to keep us warm.  As such, the chances of house fires increase dramatically in the...

Steps Toward a New Home – The Sub-Floor

This series will suggest some of the basic steps to follow, and things to be aware of, as you begin down the path toward home ownership.   The foundation is completed and it’s time for the building crew to actually begin work on your new house. The first step is to...

Home Remodel – Demolition

Home Remodel – Demolition Home Remodel – Demolition of the Interior As we continue our journey, we begin the demolition of the home.  Demolition sounds destructive, but is actually a very delicate process.  It is labor intensive,  and demands attention to...